Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival

This multi-day event features classical music with acclaimed artist-faculty and renowned guest artists performing a wide variety of chamber music by favorite composers.

The Cello Plus Chamber Music Series is generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall

2020/21 Season Performances


A Moving Oratorio: Considering Mathew Shepard

KEN AND SANDY BEALL CELLO PLUS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

4/11 Sunday, 7:00 p.m.

Date, time and venue are under evaluation. This event may be presented online.

MSU’s University Chorale conducted by David Rayl presents Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard, an inspiring musical retelling of the story of a gay student from the University of Wyoming who was kidnapped and brutally murdered in 1998. This oratorio includes a range of texts by poets as well as passages from Shepard’s personal journal and writings from his parents all woven together to form a powerful artistic narrative.

The Cello Plus Chamber Music Series is generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall


The Beauty of Baroque

KEN AND SANDY BEALL CELLO PLUS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

4/14 Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Date, time and venue are under evaluation. This event may be presented online.

A celebration of Baroque chamber music featuring works by Handel, Marcello and Bach. Artists include Camerata Michigan, a dynamic string ensemble of highly skilled student musicians Led by violinist I-Fu Wang, joined by cellist Suren Bagratuni, violinists Yvonne Lam and Dmitri Berlinsky, and guest cellist Viktor Uzur.

The Cello Plus Chamber Music Series is generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall


Piano and Violin Duos of Bach

KEN AND SANDY BEALL CELLO PLUS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

4/16 Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Date, time and venue are under evaluation. This event may be presented online.

Led by violinist I-Fu Wang and joined by other MSU artists and guests, Camerata Michigan is a mostly string ensemble of highly skilled student musicians who perform with pure enthusiasm for the art. The concert will celebrate the 20th year of Cello Plus.

The Cello Plus Chamber Music Series is generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall